apostolus

LatinEdit

 
Apostoli

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ἀπόστολος (apóstolos, one who is sent”; “messenger”, “envoy”, “ambassador”; “Apostle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

apostolus m (genitive apostolī); second declension

  1. a notice sent to a higher tribunal or judge
  2. Apostle

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative apostolus apostolī
Genitive apostolī apostolōrum
Dative apostolō apostolīs
Accusative apostolum apostolōs
Ablative apostolō apostolīs
Vocative apostole apostolī

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • apostolus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • apostolus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • apostolus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • apostolus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016